Partner Program- Women under Stress

 

Delivered at PTP by Opportunity for Advancement (OFA) 

OFA has been developing and offering innovative groups for socially and economically disadvantaged women for over 30 years. Through their work, they support thousands of women gain confidence, self-respect and move towards economic independence.

The Women and Wellness program provides peer counselling support to women enrolled in programming at our PTP West Centre.  In a safe and encouraging environment, women support each other by sharing their experiences, learn to manage stress and develop healthy strategies to cope with life.

 

Program Details:

  • Learn the difference between passive, assertive, and aggressive behavior.
  • Identify the different sources of stress in your life.
  • Gain an understanding of how stress affects your mental and physical state.
  • Develop new ways to cope with stress.
  • Share your experiences with other women in a supportive environment
  • Build your self-esteem and confidence.

 

Who is Eligible at PTP?

If you are a current or former woman participant in any program at PTP and would like to improve your self-confidence and coping skills in a safe and supportive environment, this program may be a good fit for you.

 

Program Duration

The program runs three times a year in January, April, and September for approximately 8 to 10 weeks. Meetings take place Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

How to Enroll

For more information, please call OFA program facilitator, Anne Rattray at (416) 787-1481, extension 225.

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